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Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Thursday, August 27, 2015.
55th Governor of New Jersey

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  • Chris Christie on Tuesday unveiled a plan to limit the impact on New Jersey commuters during an emergency track repair project at Penn Station, while New York Gov. Christie said that only riders on New Jersey Transit's Morris and Essex Line's Midtown Direct service would be affected by the work from July through Labor Day, with their trains ending in Hoboken.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— New data shows New Jersey added 1,900 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent from 4.2 percent. Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary reports announced on Thursday show the state jobless rate was the lowest since 2001.. The Treasury department's chief economist, James Wooster, says the monthly report shows the state's labor...

  • Chris Christie on Thursday called for a private operator to take over New York's troubled Penn Station, the nation's busiest rail station, where recent derailments and other problems have hampered commuters. In a letter to Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman, the governors said "the situation at Penn Station has gone from bad to worse to intolerable" and "drastic action must...

  • Chris Christie is moving forward with his plan to dedicate the state lottery's revenues to address New Jersey's woefully underfunded public worker pension plans. The state says the plan would immediately reduce unfunded obligations by $13.5 billion for the state's separate pension funds for teachers, public employees, and police and firefighters.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— A state economic development agency has approved borrowing up to $300 million to finance Republican Gov. Chris Christie's plan to renovate the statehouse. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority approved the bonds at a board meeting Thursday.

  • WILLINGBORO, N.J.— A Republican who headed the effort to revive the health care overhaul passed by the GOP- led U.S. House faced jeers and insults Wednesday as anger boiled over among voters at a town hall in a heavily Democratic part of his district. Tom MacArthur faced hundreds of angry voters for nearly five hours, seeking to both sell and defend the health plan...

  • WILLINGBORO, N.J.— A Republican who headed the effort to revive the health care overhaul passed by the GOP- led U.S. House faced jeers and insults Wednesday as anger boiled over among voters at a town hall in a heavily Democratic part of his district. Tom MacArthur faced hundreds of angry voters for nearly than five hours, seeking to both sell and defend the health...

  • Mohamed El-Erian

    "What happened to United should come as a lesson to many corporations," El-Erian tells CNBC.

  • David Dao, issued a statement late on Tuesday confirming his identity and saying that he and his family were "focused only on Dr. Dao's medical care and treatment "in a Chicago hospital. The U.S. Department of Transportation launched an inquiry into the incident, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for new rules to curb the airline practice of...

  • Shedding light on Alzheimer’s

    What goes wrong in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease is one of the great mysteries of medicine. New research out of MIT may shed light on the problem. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest.

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